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Older drivers with history of falling have higher crash risks

BOISE – Older drivers with a history of falling are 40 percent more likely to be involved in motor vehicle crashes than their peers, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.


Taking a Stand Against Falls

In September, Pines of Sarasota announced a new public screening program that can determine an individual's risk for falls. Falls represent a major health risk, especially in the elderly, and the Pines program is aimed at raising awareness as well as promoting preventive measures.


For Parkinson's patients, exercise is medicine

Parkinson's disease patients strive through medication to quell their tremors, but voluntary motion and activity may be their best medicine.


Nursing facilities rank fifth in most dangerous workplaces

Nursing facilities are the most dangerous workplace in Maine and the fifth most dangerous workplace in the U.S., according to a new study from an insurance company.


What is a Stroke?

A stroke, also known as a brain attack or cerebral vascular accident (CVA), occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. There are two main kinds of stroke:

  • An ischemic stroke occurs when an artery is obstructed by atherosclerotic plaques and eventually blocks blood flow to the brain
  • A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when there is a bleed into the brain or its coverings.

Recovering balance: Classes help seniors prevent falls

Want to lead a well-balanced life? Put down the self-help and diet books and just try standing on one foot for a minute.

“If you can maintain a minute, you're doing pretty well with balance,” said Erin Smith, wellness director at Westhills Village Retirement Community. If you wobble before time's up, don't panic. With age comes wisdom...


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